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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2019-1427 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 26, 2019, to be “Spay Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1428 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the imperative of public art expressed in a variety of ways and congratulates Edith Abeyta for her vision in implementing Arts Excursions Unlimited , to unifying and inspiring the residents of Hazelwood and for sharing her work, her passion and her art with Pittsburgh ; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, February 26, 2019, to be “ EDITH ABEYTA DAY ” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1429 1 ProclamationNOW, THEREFORE BE IT REOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate the remarkable legacy of Western Pennsylvania-native Paul Taylor who embodies Pittsburgh’s impact on arts and culture. The Council also recognizes the incredible work of the Pittsburgh Dance Council to carry on Paul’s work; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declared Saturday, February 23 to be “Paul Taylor Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1430 1 ProclamationNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does recognize, celebrate and thank all of the hard work that Valerie McDonald-Roberts has put in to make the City of Pittsburgh a better place; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does declare Friday, February 22nd 2019 as “Valerie McDonald-Roberts Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
2019-1423 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a warrant in favor of Cliff Jobe Consulting, LLC, 204 Kennan Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 in an amount not to exceed Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and 00/100 ($7,500.00) for services rendered as an expert witness in a police-related matter. (Executive Session held 3/12/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1424 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the issuance of warrant in the total sum of Twenty-Seven Thousand ($27,000.00) in favor of Laurie and Paul Hecht c/o Peter J. Pietrandrea Esquire, Law Offices of Peter J. Pietrandrea, 1309 Freedom Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066, as final settlement related to the action filed in the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County. (Executive Session held 3/12/19)Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1425 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of Public Safety to enter on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh into an agreement with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (“PPC”) in connection with the 2018-2019 “Naturally Northside” project. PPC has been awarded a grant from the Buhl Foundation and shall reimburse the City for its expenses in connection with City Park Rangers who will be staffing the Naturally Northside project activities. Said agreement shall not exceed ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY DOLLARS and NO CENTS ($11,520.00).Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1426 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six Conduct, Article V Discrimination, Chapter 659 Unlawful Practices, Section §659.02 Unlawful Employment Practices by adding language to prohibit employment discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions and events.Read and referred  Action details Video Video
2019-1273 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Jodi Hirsh as a member to the Urban Redevelopment Authority for a term to expire December 2, 2022.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1383 1 Appointment-InformingResolution informing City Council of the appointment of Lindsey Powell as a member to the Urban Redevelopment Authority for a term to expire December 2, 2023.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1417 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Finance and Law for February 20, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1370 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Ch. 210 (“Acceptance of Gifts to City”) of the City Code, the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. of Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($17.500.00) to be deposited into the Public Safety Support Trust Fund.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1385 1 OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article Seven, Procedures, Chapter 161, Contracts, by amending and supplementing Section 161.38, “City of Pittsburgh Service Worker prevailing Wage Ordinance.”Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1418 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Public Works for February 20, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1376 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing the Mayor and Director of the Department of Public Works to execute relevant agreements to receive grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to provide funding to conduct a recycling education program and purchase blue recycling bins and further providing for an agreement and expenditures not to exceed THREE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($350,000.00) dollars for this stated purpose.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1377 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution No. 714 of 2018 for the Mayor, the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Quetica for professional services relating to fleet telematics and snow route optimization at a cost not to exceed $1,453,924.00 $1,731,832.00 over a three year period with two one-year optional renewals.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1419 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Land Use and Economic Development for February 20, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2018-1213 1 ResolutionResolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure under Title 11 of the Code of Ordinances that certain site known as the Westinghouse Memorial, located in Schenley Park, block and lot numbers 27-S-150-0000-01, in the 14th Ward, City of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing scheduled for 2/13/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1420 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Urban Recreation for February 20, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1272 1 ResolutionResolution authorizing, pursuant to Chapter 173 section 2 (“Commission on Naming Public Properties”) of the City Code, the Mayor to name the North Side section of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail after former Mayor Thomas J. Murphy in recognition of the 25th Anniversary of his Inauguration as the 57th Mayor of Pittsburgh. (Public Hearing held 2/19/19)Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1421 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management for February 20, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1378 1 ResolutionResolution amending Resolution 26 of 2018, a resolution authorizing the Department of Innovation and Performance to enter into a Contract or Contracts with Qscend Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software services necessary for the operations of the City's 311 Response Line for a period of five years (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), total cost not to exceed $162,600.00,” by extending the term for one additional year (2019) and by increasing the authorized amount by $53,595.30 for a total of $264,918.30.Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1422 1 ReportReport of the Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs for February 20, 2019 with an Affirmative Recommendation.Read, Received and FiledPass Action details Video Video
2019-1372 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Module Design, Inc., or an entity to be formed, for the Sale of Block 83-A, Lot 266, in the11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 (New Construction - 5454 Black Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1373 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Module Design, Inc., and Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, or an entity to be formed, for the Sale of Block 83-A, Lot 264, in the 11th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 9 (New Construction-Affordable Housing - 5456 Black Street).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1374 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and ACTION-Housing, Inc., or a related entity, for the Sale of Block 25-D, Lots 104, 106, 107, and 108, in the 6th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 7 (New Construction Affordable Housing - 3330-3350 Penn Avenue).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video
2019-1375 1 ResolutionResolution approving Execution of a Contract or Contracts for Disposition by Sale of Land by and between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and CWPD, LLC, for the Sale of Block 70-E, Lots 300 and 325, and Block 107-H, Lot 100, in the 28th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh - Council District No. 2 (New Construction - Broadhead Fording Road and 3520-3550 Mazette Place).Passed FinallyPass Action details Video Video